Sunday, November 17, 2019

Awareness

Cloudy Pools, Disease Ridden Waters, and Zika Amongst Olympic Health Concerns

Members of the Austrailian Olympic swim team have requested that officials in Rio do something about the state of the aquatics facilities if they are to swim there. Assistant coach of the Dolphin's swim team Michael Bohl pulled his team...

New Laws Prompt Italian Supermarkets to Donate Unsold Food

Italy joins a group of countries that encourage supermarkets to give unsold food away to the needy after the Italian Government backed a series of laws aimed at cutting down the vast amounts of food wasted by supermarkets and...

The incredible power of aromatherapy

When you're in a bad mood, what do people typically advise you to do? Take a deep breath in, and breathe out - but some take that one step further and light up some aromatic scents. Aromatherapy has all...

Hummus Among Other Dips Less Healthy Than We Think

For years hummus and other dips like it have been marketed as a light snack with health benefits. However, recent studies have surfaced revealing that a container of hummus often contains more salt than four bags of chips combined! The...

How to become a sustainable city

Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept covers far beyond the construction sector. A sustainable city does not only have the proper infrastructure, but also...

Animal Rights Law Passes in Costa Rica

After being stalled in Costa Rica's legislative assembly for months an animal welfare bill has finally been passed by President Solís' administration. Up until now, animal abuse was only considered a minor offense in Costa Rica and anyone found...

Popular Insecticide Doubles as Contraceptive in Bees

According to a recent study one of the world's most widely used insecticide doubles as a dangerous contraceptive in male bees. Neonicotinoid pesticides reduce male bee's sperm production by up to 40%. The researchers behind this believe it's one...

Women from Leon XIII Clean Up Their Community

Some 50 members of The Association of Improvement in Leon XIII participated in the cleaning of the community of Garabito as a part of The Love Project, Cleaning and Recycling. The project counted on the support of the community mayor,...

Lack of fear of Zika is main risk in combating the virus

There is a lack of fear of Zika among the Costa Rican population, which has created problems in avoiding the spread of the virus. Citizens' lack of commitment in the elimination of breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti, the transmitter...

Why tea is a healthier alternative to natural energy than coffee

All over the world people seek ways to "hack" their internal energy system. Some people turn to soda drinks like Coca Cola or Pepsi products to get an extra boost, while some take it to another level and indulge...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

Costa Rica's commitment to economic growth and social development has driven its focus towards diversification, creating strong...
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Top Asia to America Destinations

From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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